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City of Fulton Regular Council Agenda, May 24, 2021



May 24, 2021

5:30 PM

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 Call to order

  1. Roll Call
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Recognition of Volunteers (Judy Holesinger, Jill Nederhoff, Vickie Allshouse)
  4. Communication from Visitors
  5. Approval of the April 26, 2021 Minutes (pages 1-4)
  6. Approval of the April 2021 Treasurer’s Report (pages 5-11)
  7. Approval of the April/May 2021 Bill List (pages 12-28)
  8. Business – Items for Consideration or Action

A. Mayor’s Committee Appointments

  • Public Safety – Chair Paul Banker – Harley Hunt
  • Parks & Rec – Chair Sue VanKampen – Wendy Ottens (until new 1st Ward Alderman is appointed)
  • Marina – Chair Sue VanKampen – (until new 1st Ward Alderman is appointed)
  • Zoning – Dale Sikkema
  • Economic Development – Chair Barb Mask – Keith King
  • Finance – Chair Dan Nederhoff – Mike VanZuiden

B. “Good for the Cause” – new policies

C. Water/Sewer Rate Increase (pages 29-30)

D. Resolution of support for the electric municipal aggregation program to go out for bid along with several other communities to secure a competitive supply rate. (page 31)

E. TIF Agreement – Corey Council (pages 32-49)

F. Annexation Fees for the properties located east of Route 84 and 10th Ave

G. FOP Side Letter for step-up salaries based on experience (page 50-51)

H. Quarterly Newsletter (pages 52-55)

I. Zoning – Change to Sec. 155-120 – Adding the terms “special use” for commercial storage units (pages 56-60)

J. Adult Use Cannabis License Fee Contract (pages 61-64)

K. 8th Street Project Update – Bid Letting to be held on June 16, 2021 (page 65)

L. Repeal the previous tax ordinance amending Chapter 117 – Entitled Utility Tax – Gas (Jo-Carroll) and Chapter 118 – Entitled Collecting Taxes for Electricity Usage (Com-Ed), (page 66)

M. Amend Real Estate Contract for Dan Dolan for closing date by January 15, 2022 (page 67)


A. Finance

B. Economic Development

C. Parks & Rec

D. Public Safety

E. Marina

F. Zoning – Dale Sikkema (page 68)

  1. Mayor’s Report
  2. Aldermen’s Report
  3. City Administrator’s Report/Public Works – Dan Clark
  4. Chief of Police Report – Nick Neblung (pages 69-80)
  6. Adjourn to Closed Session
  7. Closed Session to Discuss Personnel and Property
  8. Return to Regular Meeting for Action Items
  9. Appointment of Fulton’s Chief of Police
  10. Adjourn